Academics

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Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degrees

VSU offers undergraduate work leading to the following degrees: Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene, the Associate of Arts, the Bachelor of Arts in 17 major programs, the Bachelor of Science in 11 major programs, the Bachelor of Science in Education in 9 major programs, the Bachelor of Business Administration in six major programs, the Bachelor of Fine Arts in seven major programs, the Bachelor of Music in two major programs, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology, and the Bachelor of Applied Science.

Graduate Degrees

Graduate degrees offered include the Master of Education in 14 major programs, the Master of Arts in three major programs, Master of Arts in Teaching in four major programs, the Master of Science in five major programs, Master of Public Administration, Master of Business Administration, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Music Education, Master of Music Performance, Master of Social Work, Master of Library and Information Science, the Education Specialist in six major programs, and the Doctor of Education in 3 major programs, and the Doctor in Public Administration. New baccalaureate and graduate degree programs are added from time to time to meet the needs of the population served by the University.

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Our Students

Represented in VSU’s student body of approximately 12,491 are fifty states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories and more than 60 countries. Georgians comprise 89.7 percent of total enrollment, while Floridians account for two percent and international students another two percent. The undergraduate male/female ratio is 1:1.46 with 4,166 undergraduate males and 6,097 undergraduate females.

Our Faculty

VSU’s faculty consists of 638 members—484 full-time and 154 part-time. Currently of the 484 full-time faculty members, 369 hold terminal degrees, five hold specialist’s degrees, 107 hold master’s degrees, and three hold bachelor’s degrees. Females constitute 51.3% percent of the total faculty, and 15.8% percent are self-declared minorities.